Rapper who scaled a freeway exit sign to film a guerrilla music video faces criminal charges

Mail Online | 6/27/2018 | Rod Ardehali For Dailymail.com
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An aspiring rapper who scaled a freeway exit sign to film a guerrilla music video about climate change while wearing only his underwear and a pair of sneakers has been slapped with criminal charges.

Alexander Dunn, 30, faces five misdemeanor charges including resisting an officer, trespassing, causing a public nuisance and refusing to abide by a peace officer's instructions following the June 27 incident last year.

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The stunt caused massive tailgates on the 110 Freeway in California after Dunn climbed the dangerously high structure before hanging protest posters, dancing around and making strongman poses.

'This outrageous conduct required the intervention of precious emergency services to assure it ended safely, stopped traffic for nearly two hours and interfered with the lives and work of thousands of commuters,' City Attorney Mike Feuer said.

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Los Angeles firefighters placed to large inflatable cushions beneath the freeway sign as police tried to coax Dunn down. Two hours after the incident began, Dunn finally back-flipped off the exit sign onto the cushions, at which point he was arrested.

Dunn's manager King Graint told the LA Times last year that the purpose of the music video was to raise awareness about the environment.

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